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David Silva David Silva said: " A Christmas gift. Charmingly presented with whimsical black and white illustrations, this is a book for adults and children. My grandmother read to me from Grimm's Fairy Tales as a child and I plan to read to my grand children these Azorean tales. I ...more "

 
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David Silva David Silva said: " I just received this book in the mail today as a Christmas gift and I immediately began reading. I like that the book is set in an unnamed village, making it easier for me to make it the home of my people and this the tale of my history. From the ver ...more "

 
História de Portugal
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David Silva David Silva said: " I am thrilled to have two parts (2 &3) of Jose Mattoso's Historia de Portugal 8 volume series. They are pretty pricey but very worth the investment. Beautifully put together, these are sort of like college text books on Portuguese history. Any te ...more "

 
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Branches on the Conejo by Anne Schroeder
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A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle
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I vacationed in the Luberon area of France this year, the setting of Peter Mayle's book and mini series. My friend had read his book prior to arranging the trip and as expected the familiarity was a great starting point. I decided to wait on reading ...more
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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
East of Eden
by John Steinbeck
read in February, 2012
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After having read the book in high school, I had checked the book of my list and other than a far away memory of enjoying it, I could not recall much beyond the basics of the plot. Over the holidays, I picked up the new centennial publication and dec ...more
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The Idea of Phenomenology by Edmund Husserl
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I read this book as part of an Honors Lit Theory class. This class was so fun, like someone took a can opener to my brains, lifted out the contents, and lovingly rearranged my consciousness. I remember the portion about Hiedegger, Husserl and others ...more
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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
The Divine Comedy
by Dante Alighieri
read in January, 2005
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A challenge to read, but very worth every minute. I would highly recommend that with this type of work that you take a class somewhere with someone passionate about this book. This just makes the reading more fun and it helps to have other people aro ...more
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Writing and Difference by Jacques Derrida
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One of my favorite books. It really helped me to reexamine my beliefs.
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The Wife of Columbus by Antonio Maria de Freitas
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Very interesting for anyone interested in Columbus' family and the family of his wife. I loved it.
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Oration on the Dignity of Man by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
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Very interesting. I loved it.
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